Tag: gravel bike


This bike build project started in the middle of December 2018 when I bought this frameset. In the time leading up to that I have been looking around on the internet occasionally for a frameset that was off-road-capable, had proper tire clearance, was proven quality, featured rack mounts and looked good. I suddenly realized that […]

How To Choose A New Gravel Bike

(dramatic tone) (typing) (whooshing) – So you’re thinking of buying a new gravel bike, which one to get can be a difficult decision because there are a lot of different types. So we got together with Shimano, who this year launched the first gravel specific groupsets, GRX, to put together this video to help to […]

Gravel Bike Vs XC Mountain Bike: Which Does It All Best

– Dan and I made a tongue-in-cheek video where we tried to answer two commonly asked questions. Firstly, what on earth is a gravel bike? And secondly, why might you want one? – You’re calling it tongue-in-cheek Si, but what I heard was more than bikes are boring. – Yes, well some of them are, […]

Canyon Grail Gravel Ride – Warburton, Victoria // Nov 16th 2019

It’s a super sunny Saturday morning here in Melbourne. I am heading out to Warburton, which is an hour’s drive east of Melbourne Into the hills I’ve been invited along to a Canyon gravel ride, which I could not turn down I’ve been in contact with Canyon in the last week or so in regards […]

What’s it like to go gravel biking? | Cycling Weekly

So what is gravel biking? Well like many areas of our sport gravel biking as we know it today grew up in the US where there’s large areas of unmade roads and lots of people that want to explore. But in its purest form gravel biking is literally taking your bike and ride in wherever […]

GCN Tech Unboxing: Shimano GRX Di2 Groupset

– Welcome to another amazing GCN Tech unboxing. Where, as ever, you have a chance to win. And this week we’ve got a ridiculously good prize. A brand new, complete Shimano GRX RX800 Di2 group set. A whole group set! How awesome is that? I mean, unfortunately, I’m not allowed to enter. But one very […]

Weird And Wonderful E-Bikes Of Sea Otter | EMBN At Sea Otter Part 3

– Wow, don’t you find there’s some weird and wonderful things at these mountain bike festivals. Today, thing’s are gonna get a little bit strange, at the the Sea Otter Festival 2019. (upbeat jazz music) (electric rumble) Wow, there’s plenty of tech going on here at Sea Otter. I’ve just come across these wheels on […]

Gravel Bikes Exist Because Mountain Biking Is Now Boring

– What on earth is a gravel bike? Nobody really knows, do they? Although we think we might, because we’ve got a theory on this. – We do. A gravel bike is a modern retro mountain bike, only better. And to prove this, we’re going to put our theory to the test. Before we do […]